The warm waters with rich marine fauna are a paradise for scuba diving lovers in Riviera Nayarit. There are programs for beginners as well as for experienced divers. Some of the best places to dive are: The Marine Reserve of the Marietas Islands is part of a submarine mountain; the place is famous for having been explored by Jacques Cousteau in the 1970s. It is ideal for beginners with depths from 7.5 to 23 meters and average visibility of 12 meters.
El Morro is suitable for small groups of certified divers. Formed by a series of rocky pinnacles, below the surface it offers different challenges such as depths of approximately 45 meters, and caves and tunnels of 15 meters. It is home to tropical fish, lobsters, turtles, octopuses, dolphins, sailfish, moray eels, and manta rays, among others.
Los Anegados is a rocky shoal that offers shallow diving. It is full of caves and interesting rock formations that start almost 10 meters from the surface. It is ideal for qualified divers and experts in the open sea, it is easy to have encounters with sharks. It has a depth of 9 to 25 meters and visibility is 9 to 28 meters.
Snorkeling in Riviera Nayarit
There is a great variety of marine life and beautiful underwater scenery that delights all snorkelers, whether amateurs or professionals. You can find giant manta rays, sea turtles, exotic tropical fish, beautiful coral formations, and more. There are snorkeling excursions that combine various activities such as sailing, boat rides, swimming, kayaking, dolphin watching, whale watching, and colorful tropical bird watching. It is a way to experience a tropical paradise in Nayarit.